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Freeholders, 6. Lessees for years, 14.
Sir James Haige was the first patentee.
James Clapham was the first patentee.
Lessees for years, 9. Cottagers, 12.
This is the Countess' jointure.
Lessees for years, 8.
(127.) Sir Claud Hamilton, dec, left this in charge with Sir Geo. Hamilton. Upon this 2,000 ac., called Eden and Killiny, is a bawn of lime and stone, 70 ft. sq., 14 ft. high, a good castle in it, strong and beautiful. Near the bawn are 6 small houses and others on the land, all of which are inhabited with British. Planted by promise upon this, of British : 4 having 120 acres apiece, 2 of 60 apiece. 5 of 60 apiece, 9 of 30 apiece. 20 families, with undertenants, make 50 men. Have no estates, for the children are under age. (128.) Sir Geo. Hamilton and Sir Wm. Steward have jointly 1,500 ac., called Terremurrearth, otherwise Moynterlemy. Nothing at all built, but the Lord Abercorne and Sir Geo. Hamilton are bound in a bond of 1,000l. to Sir Wm. Steward to perform the buildings this summer. No British tenants, but I am told there are 8 British families, and the rest is inhabited with Irish natives. Sir Ro. Newcomen 2,000 ac., called Newton and Lislapp. Have newly come into it and rebuilt the castle, now 4 stories high, ready to have the roof set up, and two sides of wall of bawn finished, 16 ft high, other two sides in progress. A good town building before castle, wherein are 14 houses, inhabited with English and Scottish tenants. Planted with British : 3 of 120 apiece, 1 of 6 apiece. 2 of 180 apiece, 2 of 120 apiece, 4 of 60 apiece, 1 of 21. Each a house and garden plot and common for grazing cows. In toto, 24 families, making 48 men armed. (130.) Sir John Dromond, 1,000 ac., called Bellemagnegh. A bawn of lime and stone, 100 ft. sq., 4 flankers, in it a timber house of cagework, in which he dwells with his family In a village a quarter of a mile off, are 10 houses. A watermill for corn, many tenants without estate. They, knowin that I was in the country, came and complained that for many years they could never get anything but promises, and for the most part are leaving. I desired the lady to show me their counterpanes; her answer was, that her knight was in Scotland, and that he could not come to them; but upon examination I find 30 British on the land. Precinct of Eny, English undertakers. (131.) Earl of Castlehaven, 3,000 ac., called Fuagh and Rarone. No building either of bawn or castle, nor freeholders. I planted some few English, but they have no estates; for since the old Earl died the tenants cannot have their leases made good unless they will give treble the rent paid, and yet must have but half the land which they enjoyed in the late Earl's time. 1 of 120 ac., 6 of 60 apiece, 1 of 30. Cottagers, 3. Each has a small piece of land to keep cows. These dwell dispersedly upon their own land and cannot dwell together in a village because they are bound to dwell upon their own
Sir Fred. Audley first patentee.
Mr. Blunt first patentee.
Lessees for years, 12.
Lessees for years, 9.
Mr. Turvyn was the first patentee.
land or the lease is void. These 12 tenants can make no more
Captain Eney was the first patentee.
Leasholders for years 10.
Sir Francis Willabie was the first patentee.
Freeholders, 8. Lessees for years 12
Edward Kingsmill was the first patentee.
not mention, or what they hold. I passed over the land, and
Lessees for 3 lives, 1
Robert Steward first patentee.
Precinct of Mountjoy, Scottish undertakers.
(144.) Sir R. Heyborne, 1,800 ac, in Carraghan. A bawn of clay and stone, walls not above 7 ft. high, a small house within, of lime and stone; near adjoining bawn, 10 small houses together, inhabited by British. Planted with British : Freeholders, 6: 1 of 660 ac., 2 of 240 apiece, 3 of 180 apiece. Lessees for years, 3: 1 of 180, 1 of 60, 1 of 30.
In toto, 9 tenants, with undertenants, making 12 men with armS.
(145.) Lord Uhiltree, 3,500 ac., in Revelin outra Eghera. No more done now than at last survey, castle thatched, and Lord absent. Near this castle are a great many poor Irish [houses] inhabited with British families. Planted with British tenants: Freeholders, 7: 2 of 180 ac, apiece, 5 of 120 apiece.
Lessees for years, 12: 5 of 120 apiece, 7 of 60 apiece. In toto, 19 tenants, with undertenants, making 80 men with arms.
(146.) Capt. Sanderson, 1.000 ac. in Tullylegan. A good bawn of clay and stone, 2 flankers, a good house of lime and stone; himself, with wife and family, dwell therein. About him are some houses inhabited with British. Planted with British ; Freeholders, 5; 2 of 120 apiece, 3 of 60 apiece. Lessees for 3 lives, 8; 2 of 120 apiece, 2 of 60 apiece. Cottagers, 7, holding 120 ac, among them for 21 years. In toto, 17 tenants, making 36 men with arms.
(147.) Mrs. Linsey, late wife of Ro. Linsey, 1,000 ac, in Tullaghoge. A good strong bawn of earth, with a quickset hedge and a ditch, a timber house within, in which she and her family dwell. Planted with British : Freeholders, 2, of 120 ac, apiece. Lessees, 8, 1 of 120, 1 of 60, 6 of 120 jointly. Cottagers, 12, holding among them 120 ac:
In toto, 22 tenants, making 30 men with arms.
Barnard Linsey, first patentee.
(148.) Alex. Richardson, 1,000 ac, in Creighballe. A bawn of clay and stone, rough cast, 90 ft. sq., 4 flankers, and a timber house, where the family dwell. Planted with British : Freeholders, 2: 2 of 120 ac. Lessees for years, 4; 1 of 120, 2 of 120 jointly, 1 of 60. Cottagers, 11.
Each has a tenement, a garden plot, and commons for cattle.
In toto, 17 families, making 29 men armed.
(149.) And. Stewart, son to Lord Ucheltree, 1,000 ac. in Ballenekevan. In building, a small castle 20 ft. sq., now 2 stories high, bawn laid out to be 60 ft. sq., of that but one of the sides begun 8 ft. high, the workmen are hard at work, and have promised to make haste. Planted with British, viz.: Freeholders, 2 : 1 of 240 ac, 1 of 120. Lessees for years, 8; 2 of 240 apiece, 3 of 120 apiece, 1 of 60, 2 of 120 jointly. In toto, 10 families, with undertenants, making 32 men with
(150.) Dav. Kenedaie, 1,000, ac. in Horteville. A good bawn of lime and stone 80 ft. sq., 3 flankers, a house of timber within, in which he dwells, about the bawn 12 houses, inhabited by British. Planted with British; Freeholders, 2; 2 of 120 ac. apiece. Lessees for years, 5; 1 of 180, 2 of 120 apiece, 2 of 60 apiece. Cottagers, 9. Each has a house and garden plot, and commons for cattle. In toto, 16 families, with undertenants, making 36 men armed.
Precinct of Dongannon, servitors and natives. (151.) Lord Chichester, 1,140 ac, in Dungannon. A fort of lime and stone, 120 ft. sq., 4 half bulwarks, and a deep ditch about it 20 ft. broad and counter-scarped. A castle to be built by Capt. Banford, contracted to be finished this summer. Without the town are 3 English houses inhabited with Englishmen. (152.) His Lordship is to build a town in Dungannon for which there is laid out 500 ac. Upon this is now built 9 fair stone houses, one with a stone wall about it, and 5 more now ready to have the roofs set up, also six strong timber houses, of good cagework, and other 6 framed and ready to be set up, and is contracting for the finishing. There are British tenants for these houses, when they are built, that dwell in the town in small cabins. Also a large church with a steeple of lime and stone, now ready to be covered. Besides these British within the town are 30 English families. There are 36 Irish which come to the church and have taken the oath. (153) Lord Ridgwane, 2,000 ac, in Large, A bawn of lime and stone 160 ft. sq., 14 ft. high, 4 flankers and a house in it of timber, 3 English families dwell near the bawn. (154.) Sir Tobie Callfilde, 1,000 ac in Balledonnell. Whereunto is added, besides what was certified by Sir Jonas Bodley, a fair house or castle, the front whereof is 80 ft. long 28 broad, 2 cross ends 50 ft. long and 28 broad, the walls 5 ft. thick at the bottom, and 4 at the top, good cellars, and the windows of hewn stone. Between the two cross ends is a wall 18 ft. high, and makes a small covert within the building, which is at this time but 13 ft. high; a number of men at work for the sudden finishing of it. A strong bridge over the river, of lime and stone, with buttresses, to this is joined a good watermill for corn, all built of lime and stone. This is the fairest building I have seen. Near unto the bawn is built a town in which are 15 English families, making 20 men, with all InS. (155.) Sir France Roe, 1,000 ac, in Manor Roe. A good bawn of earth 80 ft. long, and 60 ft. sq., with a quickset upon it, and deep ditch. Within a small house of brick and stone inhabited with British, who have estates for years, and have taken the oath. (156.) Wm. Parsons, 1,000 ac, called Altedesert. A bawn of lime and stone, 70 ft. sq., 2 flankers, a house within, wherein dwells an Englishman with family, rest inhabited with